Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs North Carolina State Wolfpack in college hoops odds
North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Georgia Tech vs North Carolina State battle Sunday at Alexander Memorial Coliseum as the Yellow Jackets look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Yellow Jackets bring a 15-12 record (12-13 ATS) to this tilt against the 20-8 Wolfpack, who are 13-11-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Georgia Tech go 14-11 so far and the Wolfpack go 15-10-1.
Bettors looking to side with Georgia Tech in this one found them as 2.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Yellow Jackets - Wolfpack odds would favor the Wolfpack if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgia Tech is rated No. 81 in the current Odds Shark poll, while North Carolina State is at No. 46. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 76-72 win for the Wolfpack.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wolfpack is ranked No. 59 in NCAA hoops at 37.3 per game. Contrast that with Georgia Tech’s No. 55 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgia Tech is the No. 247-ranked team in the country at 5.4 per game, while North Carolina State rates No. 264 at 5.3 per game.
Defensively, North Carolina State features the nation's No. 182-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 275 nationally in scoring at home.
North Carolina State won its last outing, an 82-64 result against Boston College on February 27. They covered in that game as a 10-point favorite. The Wolfpack grabbed an 82-64 win over the Eagles on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from Rodney Purvis at PNC Arena.
In their last action, Georgia Tech was a 78-68 winner at home against Maryland. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. Georgia Tech earned a 78-68 victory over Maryland on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Robert Carter at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Wake Forest are 5-5
After playing Boston College are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Maryland are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Wolfpack at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 6 games on the road
North Carolina State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
North Carolina State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
North Carolina State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Georgia Tech's last 9 games when playing North Carolina State
Georgia Tech is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 7 games
Georgia Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against North Carolina State
North Carolina State home to Wake Forest, Wednesday, March 6
Georgia Tech at Miami, Wednesday, March 6